July

10th Annual Adolescent Literacy Summer Institute


July 11, 2016 09:00 AM - July 13, 2016 03:00 PM

With the implementation of the Common Core Standards, deep reading of more complex text has become the focus of classroom reading instruction. This workshop will examine instructional strategies and activities that are designed to increase the older learner's comprehension of difficult text. Multiple ways to integrate high-quality Young Adult literature to motivate students will also be presented. The Institute includes a presentation by Todd Strasser, who has written many critically acclaimed novels for adults, teenagers, and children


September

Juror's Talk


September 19, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Phil Sanders, Director of PS Marlowe and former Master Printer of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop will discuss his selections of contemporary prints and artists’ books for the exhibition Ink, Press, Repeat: National Juried Printmaking and Book Art Exhibition, on view September 6 – October 14, 2016 in the South and East Galleries.


November

Faculty Exhibition Panel Discussion


November 02, 2016 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

On view in the Court Gallery from October 31 – December 9, the Faculty Exhibition highlights innovative artwork in varied media by the faculty of William Paterson University Art Department. Select faculty members will speak about their artmaking process.


9th Annual Conference on Global Issues


November 03, 2016 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM


The 38th Annual Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Jon Meacham


November 04, 2016 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

The 38th Annual Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Pulitzer Prize-winning Presidential Historian Jon Meacham on the Upcoming Election. Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A regular guest on Morning Joe, he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, and current affairs. His latest Presidential biography, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, debuted at #1 on the New York Times best sellers list in November 2015.